Thursday, July 10, 2014

Dish Network wants the government to stop the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

Dish Network wants the government to stop the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

Dish Network wants the government to stop the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 08:49 AM PDT

Mergers are all the rage in the telecom world, and Dish Network isn't happy about it.

New Internet speed record blows past Google Fiber

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 08:22 AM PDT

Bell Labs researchers just broke the broadband Internet speed record.

Chinese hackers broke into U.S. federal employee network

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 08:10 AM PDT

Hackers have broken into a network housing sensitive information on federal employees, including a database of people with top-secret clearances.

LeBron's road to becoming a billionaire

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 08:41 AM PDT

LeBron James is about to sign his most lucrative pro basketball contract, one that will pay him more than $22 million a year to play in either Cleveland or Miami.

6.5 million homes at risk from storm surges

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 08:30 AM PDT

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Why state and local reporting is suffering

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 07:32 AM PDT

When journalists and researchers express concerns about cutbacks in newsrooms, they often point to America's statehouses, where there's a perception that important local reporting has suffered because of newspapers' financial struggles.

They're back! Euro jitters slam U.S. stocks

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 07:45 AM PDT

Portugal broke U.S. soccer fans' hearts earlier this summer. Now it's causing pain for American investors.

Hispanics' massive wealth gap

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 08:26 AM PDT

Hispanics make up 16.3% of the U.S. population, but own only 2.2% of its wealth.

Can India boost growth rate by 50%?

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 06:15 AM PDT

When governments present their annual budget it is usually a drab affair, watched only by policy wonks.

Monks start brewing beer to keep abbey open

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 04:26 AM PDT

Diversification is common advice for investors, but guess what? Monks have to do it too.

Why rich Chinese should worry about corruption crackdown

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 04:25 AM PDT

China's anti-corruption campaign has humbled multinational corporations, taken down senior officials and put brothels out of business.

Israeli startups flock to New York

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 07:13 AM PDT

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IPO market achieves liftoff

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 04:16 AM PDT

Timing is everything, even on Wall Street.

Stocks: Brace yourself

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 06:03 AM PDT

Brace for a wild ride. Stock futures were trending sharply lower Thursday on fears about Europe's recovery. It's likely to be a rough day in the U.S. as well.

Tickets for the World Cup final between Argentina and Germany could fetch more than $20,000

Posted: 09 Jul 2014 04:37 PM PDT

Looking for a ticket to the World Cup finals? Well, it's going to cost you.

Is there a 'retail funk'?

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 06:41 AM PDT

Here's a new one: The latest excuse for poor corporate performance is to blame it on a "funk."

Yes, the economy is getting better

Posted: 09 Jul 2014 01:36 PM PDT

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London calling: World's top travel spot

Posted: 09 Jul 2014 03:58 PM PDT

A foggy day in London town is quite all right for 18.7 million people.

The wrong folks get billions in tax dollars

Posted: 09 Jul 2014 12:41 PM PDT

The federal government is continuing to dole out billions of dollars to people who shouldn't get them.


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